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HISTORICAL SKETCH 



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The following members of the Nugent family have served as Grand 
Jurors for the County Westmeath, since 1727 : — 



WALTER, 1/27 tO 1770 — JAMES, 1727 to 1768 GEORGE, 1727 

S^ PAKENI1AM, 1734 — RICHARD, 1738 tO 1749 THOMAS 1/41 tO 

1753 JOHN, 1749 to 1 7<38 JAMES, 1795 tO 1827 JOHN JAMES 

v ; 1833 to 1853 — anbrew 1757 to 1762. a — 1757 — lavallin, 

1757tO 1/96 — GEORGE, 1757— HON. EDMOND and EDWARD, 1759 

to 1761— ANTHONY, 1 762 to 1781 SIR JAMES, 1768 to 1/92 

ARTHUR, 1768 PETER, 1771 to 1773 SIR PETER, 1796 ED- 
WARD, 1775 — john, (Governor) 1797 to 1805 — thomas fitz- 

CERALD, 1800, 1801— SIR JAMES, 1 83 1— WALTER, 1809 tO 

1811 — sir john, 1847 to 1853 — percy fitzgerald, 1823 to 

1831 ; SIR PERCY FITZGERALD, 1 S32 tO 1853 JAMES (CoU)lt) 

1836 to 1850— LORD VISCOUNT DEI.VIN, 1806 to 1.811. 

The family of Nugent is descended from that of Nogent de 
Rotrou, descended from the illustrious house of Bellesme, in Nor- 
mandy — two brothers of which family, Gilbert and Hugh, accom- 
panied William the Conqueror from Normandy, and were with 
him at the Battle of Hastings. 

In the reign of Henry II., (1172.) Sir Gilbert de Nogent, witli 
liis brothers — II. Rich ard, III. Christopher, IV. John, came in 
the expedition to Ireland in company with' Sir Hugh de Lacie, 



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The county of Meath was given by his Majesty to Sir Hugh de 
Lacie, to hold of the Crown by Knight's service, and Sir Gilbert 
d e Nogent ma r rying his sister Ros a, obtained with her as a mar- 
riage portion, the Barony of Delvin, (except the village of Tor- 
rochelack, belonging to the Abbot of Foure,) which large tract of 
lands he distributed amongst his brothers and others. He died 
JnJ[202, without issue surviving, having had two sons, Adam and 
Hugh, who both deceased without issue, during the life time of 
their father. 

Richard, the second brother, succeeded, whose only daughter 
and heir married Richard le Tuit, who became, jure uxoris, third 
Baron of Delvin. He was father to John le Tuit, fourth Baron 
of Delvin, whose son, Richard Fitzjohn le Tuit, fifth Baron, married 
Eglantina Dewswell, and was father of Thomas Fitzjohn, sixth 
Baron ; he dropped the name of le Tuit, and his son, Richard 
Fitzjohn, seventh Baron, was father of John Fitzjohn, eighth 
Baron Delvin, whose only daughter and heir, Catherine, married 
Sir William Nugent in 1407, (8th of Henry IV.,) descended from 
Sir Christopher, son of Sir Gilbert Nugent. He, jure uxoris, 
became ninth Baron Delvin. Thus the honors remained in the 
family of Tuit, or Tuite, for one hundred and twenty years. By 
his wife Catherine he had issue, 

I. Richard, of whom presently. 

II. William Oge, of Moyrath, which he obtained in right of his 
wife Joane, daughter and heir of Richard Talbot. By her 
he was ancestor of the Nugents of Moyrath, Dardistown, 
Balmnselott, Culvin, and of Gillstown, in the county of 
Roscommon — of whom see further hereafter. 

Sir Christopher, the third brother, who became settled at Bal- 
rath, was succeeded by Sir Almericus Nugent, living about the 
year 1254, who was father to Sir Robert, the father of Sir Hugo 
de Nugent, whose son Richard, was father to the Sir William, 
who, in right of his wife, Catherine Fitzjohn le Tuit, became 
ninth Baron of Delvin. ; by her he had issue as above. Sir William, 
ninth Lord Delvin, died before 1415. 

We now return to Richard, tenth Baron Delvin, heir to his 
mother. .He was Sheriff of Meath in 1424. In 1422 he had a 
giant often pounds a-year from Henry VI. for services performed 
during the reign of Henry V. ; and in 142J, a further giant of 



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twenty pounds for the capture of 0*Conogher, who, with Hubert 
Tyrrell, had robbed and spoiled his Majesty's subjects near Mo- 
lyngar ; and in 1428, he had an order, dated at Trim, to receive 
twenty marcs out of the Exchequer, as a recompense fur " having 
impoverished his fortune in the King's JVars.'' In 1444 he was 
Lord Deputy of Ireland, under James, Earl of Ormonde, and Se- 
neschal of Meath in 1452. He married Catherine, d aughter and — 
heir of Thpmas _J3rake, of Carlanstown, in tftecounty of Meath. 
He died before 1475, and left issue by his wife, 

I. James, his successor. 

II. John, from whom descended the family of Killagh. 

III. Edward, of Cloncoskrine, now Cloncoskoran, in the 
county Watertord. 

James died during the lifetime of his father, in 1450, leaving 
issue by Elizabeth, his wife, eldest daughter and co-heir of Sir 
Robert Hollywond 1 of Tartavne. orArtane, in the county of Dublin. 
This Lady brought into the Nugent family the estates of Drumcree, 
Dysert, and Donouer, which had been purchased by her father 
from the heirs of Sir Theobald de Verdon, who had married the 
the eldest daughter of Sir William de Lacie, in the reign of 
Richard II. 

I. Christopher, of whom presently. 

II. Robert, of Dru.ucree — See Appendix II. 

III. Lavallin, of Dysart — See Appendix III. 

IV. Andrew, of Donore — See Appendix IV ', — of all of whom 
hereafter separately. 

We now return to Christopher, who succeeded his grandfather 
as eleventh Baron of Delvin. He married Elizabeth, daughter of 
Robert Preston, Viscount Gormanstown, and died in 1493, leaving 
a son and successor, 

Richard, twelfth Baron of Delvin. He sat in Parliament in 
the time of Henry VII., and was appointed Commander-in-Chief ? 
of all the forces in Dublin, Meath, Kildare, and Louth. He was <? 
summoned to the Parliament which sat at Castle Dermott in > 
1498, but neglecting to appear, was fined forty shillings. In 
1527 he was made Lord Deputy of Ireland, and in 1528 was 
treacherously made a prisoner of, by the Irish Chief O'Conor. 
This Irish Chief in 1528, preying upon the borders of the Pale, 
the Lord Deputy ordered a yearly rent due to him, out of certain 



Carucates of Land in Meatli, to be detained. This produced a con- 
ference the 12th of May, 1528, at the Castle of Rathinin that county, 
belonging to Sir William D'Arcie, when, by stratagem, the Lord 
Deputy was seized and detained a prisoner. Many of his men, 
in endeavouring to rescue him, were slain, wounded, and made 
prisoners ■ all exertions to procure his release proved ineffec- 
tual ; he remained a prisoner until the Government paid to 
O'Conor his rent in the following February. He married Isabella, 
daughter of Thomas Fitzgerald, second son of Gerald Earl of 
Kildare, and died in 1537, leaving issue, 

I. Christopher, of whom presently. 

II. Sir Thomas Nugent, of Carlanstown, Knt., married Mar- 
garet, daughter of George Fleming, second son of James, 
Lord Slane, and was ancestor of Robert, Earl Nugent, whose 
eldest daughter and heir, Lady Mary Elizabeth Nugent, mar- 
ried the Marquis of Buckingham. 

We now return to Sir Christopher, Knt. He married Marian, 
daughter of Nicholas, Lord Howth. and dying in the life time of 
his father, in 1531, left issue, with two daughters, Catherine, 
who married, first, Peter, Lord Trimbleston ; and secondly, 
Robert Cusaok, second Baron of the Exchequer. Eleanor mar- 
ried John, son of Lord Dunsany. The sons were, 

I. Richard, of whom presently. 

II. James, of Coolamber, of whom hereafter. 

III. Oliver, of Ballina. 

IV. Gerald, of Lassaghnadan. 

V. Nicholas, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, of whom 
hereafter. 

We now return to Richard, thirteenth Baron, who succeeded 
his grandfather when fourteen years of age ; he was granted a 
ward by the King, to his prime minister, Thomas Lord Cromwell, 
In 1553, with the English of Athlone, be conquered Thady Rufus 
O Melaghlin, and expelled him out of the country ; and in the 
same year, at the request of Cormac M'Coghlan, burned the 
country of M'Coghlan, contiguous to Lower Delvin. He accom- 
panied, in 155/, the Lord Deputy into Ulster, against James 
M'Donnell the Scot, and died in 1560. He married Elizabeth, 
eldest daughter of Jenico Preston, Viscount Gormanston, by 
•rhom he left issue, 



I. Christopher. II. William. 

III. Mary, married to Sir Thomas Nugent of Moyrath. 

Christopher, fourteenth Baron of Delvin, succeeded his father 
when fifteen years old. He had a grant in 1563 of the Castle 
and lands of Ballycorbett, in the Kin?'s County, to him and his 
heirs male. In 1565 he received the honor of knighthood. He 
was made Captain of Slewght-Williaro, in Annally, in 1565, and 
expressed such forwardness and fidelity to the Crown, that in 
1567 articles were made with his Lordship by the Queen, autho- 
rising him to extirpate the OWIores, and their followers. But 
notwithstanding his services to the Crown in prosecuting these 
rebels, he was sent a prisoner to the Tower of London in 1580, on sus- 
picion of having entered into correspondence with the rebels of 
Leinster ; his innocence shortly after having been made manifest, 
he was discharged from prison. He returned to Ireland, and sat 
in Sir John Perrot's Parliament in 1585. In 1588 he had a 
grant of the Priory of Foure, in this county. In 1503 he was 
appointed leader of the forces, at the general hosting on Tarah 
Hill, and with his kinsmen, the Nugents, he brought twenty men. 
His services were so acceptable that Queen Elizabeth, by 
privy seal in 159", {besides divers leases of lands,) ordered 
him, by warrant, a fee farm grant of forfeited lands in the coun- 
ties of Longford and Cavan, at his election, as should amount to 
the crown rent of one hundred pounds a-year, English money. 
This warrant was not, however, executed during his life, on ac- 
count of the disturbed state of the country < but King James, in 
1603, ordered the sum of sixty pounds, in lands, to be granted to 
his widow and son. He died in 1602, having married Mary, 
(daughter of Gerald,' eleventh Earl of Kildare,) who died in 1610, 
and was buried at Castletown Delvin ; by her he had issue, 

I. Richard, of whom presently. 

II. Christopher, of Corbetstown, married Lady Anne Forth, 
alias Cusack, and died without issue about 1649. 

III. Gerald, or Gerrott, of Lissaganeden, who married a sister 
of Rory O'Donnell's, Earl of Tyrconnell, and relict of Sir 
Rorke, by whom he left issue a son, Richard, his heir. 

IV. Thomas, of Dunfert, in the county Kildare, died in 1634, 
without issue, having married Mary (who died in 1645) 
daughter of Sir Patrick Barnwall, of Crickstown. 



V. Gilbert, married Jane, widow of Sir Robert Nugent, of 
Dysert, and died without issue. 

VI. William, of Killasonna, in the county of Longford, married 
Margaret Leigh, by whom he had issue, John, of Killasonna, 
whose son, Ignatius, succeeded, and was knighted by Charles 
VI. He married Anne, daughter of William Langton,by whom 
he had a son, John Nugent, who succeeded. He died in 
1756, leaving by Mary, his wife, daughter of Sir Ignatius 
Pallis, a son and heir, Christopher, of Killasonna, who mar 
ried Bridget, daughter and heir of John O'Reilly, of Latoon, 
by whom he had issue, 

1 John Nugent, of Killasonna, who married Rosa, daughter 
of Richard O'Farrall, of Ballina, by whom he had issue, 

I. Christopher, Count Nugent, of Killasonna. 

II. Richard, killed in a duel in Silesia. 
in. Ambrose. 

VII. Mabel, married, first, Murrough, third Baron of Inclri- 
quin ; and secondly, John Fitzpatrick, of Upper Ossory. 

VIII. Elizabeth, married Gerald, fourteenth Earl of Kildare.- 

IX. Mary, married Anthony O'Dempsey, heir apparent to Vis- 
count Clanmalier. 

X. Eleanor, married Christopher Cheevers, of Macetown, (and 
died in 1636,) by whom he had issue six sons and three 
daughters. 

XI. Margaret, married Fitzgerald. 

XII. Juliana, was the second wife of Sir Gerald Aylmer,of Do- 
nedea, in the county Kildare, Baronet. 

We now return to Richard, fifteenth Baron Delvin, born in 
1585. He was knighted in 1603, at the creation of Rory O'Don- 
nell, Earl of Tyrconnell ; in 1607 he was arrested and committed 
to the Castle of Dublin a prisoner, by Lord Deputy Chichester, 
for High Treason, being concerned in a conspiracy with the Earls 
of Tyrone, Tyrconnel, Maguire O'Cahan, and most of the heads 
of the Irish Septs in Ulster, to surprise the Castle of Dublin, cut 
off the Lord Deputy and Council, dissolve the State, and set up a 
government of their own ; but owing to the negligence and cor- 
ruption of Tristram Eccleston, Constable of the Castle, his Lord- 
ship's servant was allowed to bring in certain ropes, by the assis- 
tance of which he escaped. In 1608 he voluntarily surrendered 



to his Majesty, who took him Into favour, and directed a pardon 
to be passed the Great Seal for his life, lands, and goods. In the 
parliaments of 1613 and 1615, his Lordship was present and so 
effectually regained his Majesty's favuur, that he created him in 
1621 Earl of Westmeath. In 1628 and 1633, his Lordship was 
specially employed to King Charles I., by the Irish, as their 
agent, for the redress of divers grievances they complained of, 
and for obtaining sundry graces from his Majesty, who was pleased 
to agree to his suit in their favour. 

In recompense for all his costs and trouble, which the Irish 
had neglected to pay, his Majesty, by letters dated at Westminster 
in 1633, ordered him the sum of five hundred pounds English. 
In 1634 he sat in the parliament held by Lord Deputy Wentworth, 
and was a leading man in the house of Peers, but refusing to join 
with the Lords and gentry of the Pale in the rebellion of 1641 
and, in particular, refusing to send a certain number of men, de- 
manded by them, to the siege of Drogheda, a severe course was 
threatened to be taken with him for his refusal, being then aged 
and infirm, and dreading their power and threats, he left his house 
at Clonyn j a party of forty horse was sent to escort him by the 
Earl of Ormonde, but they were attacked near Athboy by one 
thousand rebels, and obliged to yield. The rebels seized his 
plate and money, to the value of a thousand pounds, stripped 
the Countess and her gentlewoman in a most shameful manner, 
massacred his servants, and damaged his houses and lands to the 
amount of twenty thousand pouuds. He died in 1641, of the fa- 
tigue and hardship he suffered on this occasion. He married Jane 
Plunkett,* daughter of Christopher, ninth Earl of Killeen, and 
sister to Lucas, created Earl of Fingal ; by her he had issue, 
I. Christopher, Lord Delvin, married Lady Anne M'Donnell, 
eldest daughter of Randal, Earl of Antrim, and dying in 1625, 
during the lifetime of his father, was buried at Clonyn ; he 
had issue by her an only son, 

1 Richard, who succeeded, of whom presently. 

♦This lady was a wife of very thrifty and saving habits; she turned 
every thing in her power to profit, and would not admit of the slightesc 
waste in the household concerns. She was supposed by these means 
to have acquired a considerable sum of money, and was known in her 
family by the name of " Jenny the Scraper." 



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II. Francis, of Tobber, who engaged in the rebellion, died 
without issue. 

III. John, of Dromeng, ancestor of Laval), Count Nugent, 
Field Marshal in the Austrian service. 

IV. Laurence. 

V. Ignatius, a Colonel in the French service. 

VI. Bridget. VII. Mary. 

We now return to Richard, who succeeded his grandfather, 
sixteenth Baron, and second Ear). Hetook his seat in the House 
of Peers in 1644 5 in 1650 he was General of the Irish 
forces raised by the Province of Leinster, and in 1652 was ex- 
cepted from pardon for life and estate, by Cromwell's act of par- 
liament for settling Ireland, but his Lordship having entered 
into certain articles with the Commissioners of Government at 
Kilkenny, early in the same year, leave was given him to transport 
some Irish forces to Spain, and for the raising thereof, he re- 
ceived a passport to travel with three servants in Leinster and 
Munster for twenty-eight days. His stay in Ireland was further 
prolonged for six months, with license to raise and transport one 
thousand cavalry (out of such Irish natives as were, or had been 
in arms against the Parliament,) for the service of the King of 
Spain. In 1653 he had an order to enjoy such of his estate as 
lay waste and undisposed of, and should be planted by him, 
together with such as he was in possession of from May, 1652, 
paying contribution, and in November he was permitted to enjoy 
a full third part of his estate. 

He raised his regiment for the Spanish service, and obtained 
leave to transport them, with himself and his servants, into Flan- 
ders, and to return. After his return, an order for his apprehen- 
sion, together with some of the leading men of Galway, was issued 
in 1659 ; but surviving all these troubles, he was considered, after 
the restoration, as a person meriting, in an especial manner, his 
Majesty's grace and favour. 

In 1666 he had a grant of such right as he had to the lands of 
Castletown, Balrath, &c, in the Barony of Delvin ; in 1667, of 
his right to certain other lands, and in 1668 he had an assign- 
ment of two-third parts of several Rectories, with two grants of 
lands under the Act of Settlement. 

He re-built the Chapel of Foure, as a burial place for himself and 



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his posterity, as appears from the inscription on a large stone 
over the north entrance : — 

The Right Honourable 

RICHARD NUGENT, Earl 

of West-meath, at his own 

Expenses re-builded this 

Chaple, and Castle, for 

The Burying Place and 

Pious use of himselfe and 

His successors, anno 

Domini 1680. 

He died in 1684, having married Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas 

Nugent, of Moyrath, (who was born in 1623, and died in 16J2,) 

by whom lie had issue, 

I. Christopher, of whom presently. 

II. Thomas, from whom descended the Riverstown branch. 

III. Francis, IV. William — both died young. 

V. Joseph, died a Captain in France. 

VI. William, was Member for Westmeath in King James's 
Parliament, and a Commander in his array, in which he be- 
haved with great courage and conduct, particularly in forcing 
the pass over the river at Portlegone in 1689, to besiege 
Londonderry. He was killed at Cavan in 1690. He mar- 
ried Alice, third surviving daughter of SirThomas Newcomen, 
of Sutton, in the county of Dublin, Knt.; by her he had issue, 
two sons of the name of Thomas, who both died unmarried, 
and three daughters — Mary, Frances, and Margaret, none of 
whom survived their father. 

VII. Lady Mary, born in 1648, married in 1664, Henry, 
second Viscount Kingsland. 

VIII. Lady Anne, married, first in 1681, to Lucas, sixth Vis- 
count Dillon, secondly to Sir William Talbot, of Cartown, 
Bart. 

IX. Lady Alison, married Henry Dowdall, of Brownstown, in 
the county of Meath. 

X. Lady Elizabeth, died young. 

XL Lady Jane, married in 1685, Brigadier General Alexander 
M'Donnell, of Dromersnaw, in the county Leitrim, by whom 
ehe had two sons — Alexander, and Richard who died in 1620, 
leaving a son Richard. 



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TTe now return to Christopher, the eldest son. He married 
Mary, eldest daughter of Richard Butler, of Kileasb, in the 
county of Tipperary, (niece to James, first Duke of Ormonde,) 
and dying' before his father, left issue by her, (who deceased in 
1/37, aged ninety-six,) 

I. Richard, who succeeded. 

II. Thomas, succeeded his brother, of whom hereafter. 

III. John, who succeeded his brother Thomas. 

IV. Frances. V. Mary. VI, 

Richard succeeded on the death of his grandfather, and became 
seventeenth Baron and third Earl. He took on him the religious 
order of the Capuchin, became a Friar, and died in 1714, at 
Wassy, in a convent. He was succeeded in the honours by his 
brother, 

Thomas, eighteenth Baron and fourth Earl, born in 1669. He 
had a pension of a hundred and fifty pounds a-year in King 
Charles H's. reign. He married when about sixteen years old, 
and was sent to travel. He returned about the time of the res- 
toration, and was appointed Lieutenant-Colonel in the Earl of 
Tyrone's regiment, in King James's army ; for his services 
therein, be was outlawed in 1691, but being in the city of Limerick 
when besieged by King William's forces, and one of the hostages 
exchanged for the observation of the articles of surrender, his out- 
lawry was reversed, and he was restored to his estate and honors. 
Such reverses were by no means uncommon during the civil wars. 

He married Margaret, only daughter of Sir John Bellew, Knt., 
by whom he had issue, and died in 1752. 

I. Christopher, Lord Delvin, who died unmarried in 1752. 

II. John, who died before his father, unmarried, in 1725, 

III. Lady Mary Nugent, married in 1705, Lord Athenry. 

IV. Lady Catherine Nugent, married Andrew Nugentof Uysert. 
In the descendants of these Ladies, the Barony of Delvin is pre- 
sumed to have fallen into abeyance. 

John, the third brother, succeeded, and was fifth Earl. He en- 
tered the French army, and was a Major-General. He married 
Margaret, daughter of Count Molza, of the Duchy of Modena, in 
Italy, by whom he had issue, 

I. Thomas, Lord Delvin. 

II. Edward, died without issue. 



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III. Charles, died unmarried. IV. Lady Frances. 
His Lordship died in Brabant in 1754, and was succeeded by bis 
eldest son, 

Thomas, sixth Earl, who conformed to the Established Church, 
and took his seat in Parliament in 1755. He was of the Privy 
Council, and an original Knight Companion of the Order of St. Pa- 
trick. In 1 787 he had a pension from the Crown of eight hundred 
pounds annually. He married, first, Mary, daughter and heiress 
to Walter Durand Stapleton, of the Island of Hispaniola, by her 
(who brought him a considerable estate, and died in 1750,) he 
had issue, and died in 1791 , 

I. Richard, Lord Delvin, of whom presently. 
He married, secondly, Catherine, daughter and co-heiress of 
Henry White, of Pitchfordstown, in the county Kildare, by whom 
he had issue, 

I. Thomas, died an infant. 

II. George Frederick, who succeeded, of whom hereafter. 

III. Henry, born in 1762, died in 1779' 

IV. Catherine, born in 1766, married in 1784, Hon. John, 
second son of Lord Rodney. 

We now return to Richard, Lord Delvin, born in 1742, and 
killed in a duel in 1761.* — Died unmarried. 

♦This duel took place at Marlborough Green, or Gardens, in Dublin, 
between his Lordship and a gentleman named O'Reilly, who ever after 
was known by the name of Delvin O'Reilly. His Lordship is reported 
to have been a very expert swordsman, and very successful in all his 
duels, of which he had many, and that he frequently provoked quarrels 
for the purpose of showing off his skill in the use of that weapon. On 
this, to him, fatal quarrel, he is said to have behaved in such a manner 
to a lady in company with Mr. O'Reilly, as to render it necessary for that 
gentleman to take notice of it ; on which his Lordship immediately 
drew his sword, calling on Mr. O'Reilly to follow his example. Although 
Mr. O'Reilly wore a sword, as was the custom of the day, he is thought 
not to have known whether the scabbard actually contained a blade or 
not, never having drawn it in his life ; however, knowing well the cha- 
racter, reputation, and expertness of his antagonist, while he was plac- 
ing himself in an attitude the better to show off his figure and skill, he 
was run through the body by Mr.-O'Reifly, and fell a corpse. I have 
heard it said that little or no enquiry was ever made about the matter, 
*s society found they could get on very well without Lord Delvin. 



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^ We now return to George Frederick, born in 1760. He suc- 
( ceeded his father, and was seventh Earl. He married, first, in 
C 1784, Marianne, eldest daughter of James St. John Jeffreys, of 
Blarney Castle, county Cork, and niece to John, first Earl of 
j Clare, Lord Hi?h Chancellor of Ireland ; by her he had issue, 

I. George Thomas John, of whom presently. 

This marriage was dissolved by act of parliament in 1796. He 
C married secondly, in 1797, Lady Elizabeth Emily Moore, daughter 
t of Charles, second Marquess of Drogheda, and had issue by her, 
^. r ..; '-' (who died in 1814,) 
'__.'■• I. Robert Seymour, born in 1805, died in 

II. Thomas Hugh, born in 1807, married in 1843, Mary Anne 
Bush, and died without issue in 1849. 

> III. Elizabeth Emily, married in 1820, the Hon. Lionel Charles 
Dawson, who died in 1842. 

IV. Catherine Anne, married in 1823, Francis Bruen. 

V. Mary Frances, married in 1837, the Hon. James Hope 
Wallace. 

We now return to George Thomas John, eighth Earl, born in 
1785. He married in 1812, Emily Anne Bennett Elizabeth, se- 
cond daughter of James, first Marquess of Salisbury, by whom he 
has issue, an only child, 

Lady Rosa Emily Mary Anne, married in 1840 to Fulke South- 
well Greville, by whom she has issue. 

His Lordship was created a Marquess in 1822. 

MOYRATH BRANCH. APPENDIX I. 

Sir William Oge Nugent, Knt., second son of Sir William, of 
Balrath, by Catherine Fit/john, in the year 1407 purchased and 
settled at Moyrath, in the county of Meath, and was knighted by 
Edmond Mortimer, Earl of March. He married Joan, daughter 
of Sir Thomas de Tuite, of " The Sonnagh," in Westmeath, Knt., 
living in 1382 ; by her he had issue three sons, 

I. Thomas, of Moyrath, of whom presently. 

II. Theobald, ancestor of the Streamstpwn family. 

III. Nicholas, progenitor of those of Teffernan, Loghgarr, 
Ballencelott, Culvin, Bracklyn, Clonygeragh, and others. 

Thomas, the eldest son, married a daughter of the same family 
of Tuite, by whom he had Christopher, his heir, living at Moy- 
rath in 1499, who was father to Tbomas Nugent, who married a 



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Miss Plunket, by whom he had issue, Walter of Moyrath, who 
married Elizabeth, daughter of Peter Lynch, of The Knocke, by 
whom he had issue, 

I. Sir Thomas, his heir. 

II. Oliver, of Monilea, Gent. 

III. Mary, married to John Luttrell. 

Sir Thomas succeeded at Moyrath, and represented this County 
in parliament in 1561. He was, with others, appointed Ecclesi- 
astical Commissioner for the reformation of religion in this coun- 
try. He married Mary, daughter of Lord Delvin, and had issue 
by her, five sons and two daughters. 

Sir Christopher, his eldest son, settled at Moyrath, he also 
lived at Farrow, in this County, and in 1620 was in the Commis- 
sion for the more quiet settlement of the undertakers and natives 
in the county of Longford. He married in 1601, Elizabeth, 
daughter of Richard Luttrell, of Luttrellstown, by whom he had 
issue, five sons and two daughters. He died in 1619, and was 
buried in Taghmon Church. 

I. Thomas, his heir, of whom presently. 

II. James, who married Mary, daughter of Farrell, of 

Ballintohber. 

III. Sir Francis, a Capuchin Friar. 

IV. Christopher. V. Edward. 

VI. Bridget, married Walter Nugent of Donore. 

VII. Mary, married Barnabas Scurlock, of Frayne, in Meath. 
We now return to Thomas, the eldest son, born about 1598, 

was created a Baronet, by privy seal and patent, in 1621, and 
being a person of principal interest in Westmeath, had a commis- 
sion in 1641 for the Government of the County, but not being 
able to preserve it from the ravages of the rebels, he stood neuter 
for some time, in order to preserve himself. He was compre- 
hended in the Articles made at Kilkenny in 1652 and 1653, and 
was permitted to enjoy, till further order, so much of Dardistown 
and Moyrath, as were not let or disposed of to any other person. 
He married Alison, daughter and heir of Robert Barnewell, of 
Robertstown, in the county Meath, by whom he had issue, 

I. Christopher, who died before him, without issue. 

II. Sir Robert. 

III. Francis, of whom presently. 



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IV. Mary, married to Richard, second Earl of Westmeath, as 
before stated. 

V. Mabel, the second wife of Laurence Cruise, of The Naull. 
Francis, the second surviving son, who lived at Dardistown, 

married Bridget, sister of William Dongan, Earl of Limerick, by 
whom he had issue, four sons and two daughters. 

We now return to Sir Robert, the second Baronet ; he suc- 
ceeded at Moyrath, and was seated at Taghmon. He was de- 
clared innocent of the rebellion, and in 1662 was restored to the 
estate, when his father should die ; he had also a grant of lands 
under the Act ot Settlement in 1666. He married Thomasine, 

daughter of Eare, of Ballyardon, and died in 1675, leaving 

issue by her, one son, Sir Thomas, and daughters. 

Sir Thomas, the third Baronet, married in 1 675, Anne, youngest 
daughter of Carey, Earl of Roscommon, and commanding a regi- 
ment for King James II., followed him to France, and was raised 
to the rank of Colonel in that kingdom. By her he had issue two 
sons — Sir John Nugent, of Faragh, and Richard, both attainted 
for the rebellion. 

BRACKLYN BRANCH. 

Of the Bracklyn Branch, was Thomas Nugent, who in 1542, 
married Alicia, daughter of George Barnewall, of Arrolston, and 
left a daughter, Anne, (married to her first cousin, Edward, son 
of George Barnewall,) and a son, Edward Nugent, of Bracklyn, 
who died in 1597 ; his son, Thomas, having died before him, he 
was succeeded by his grandson, Edward. — He had issue six sons, 
Gilbert, Peter, Gerald, Robert, Thomas, and John. The eldest 
married Rose, daughter of James Walsh, of Shanganagh, and was 
father to Edward, of Bracklyn, who had a son, Edward, and a 
daughter, Eleanor, married to Robert Nugent. Edward, of 
Bracklyn, sixth in descent from Thomas, as above, died in 1730, 
leaving three sons, 

I. Nicholas, who died without issue. 

II. Michael, of Bracklyn, who married in 1718, Margery, 
daughter of Thomas Nugent, of Dungomin, county Cavan. 

III. Oliver.of Clouygerath, in this County, who in 1719, mar- 
ried Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Patrick Dowdall, of Clou- 
merril, (by his wife, Anne Nugent,) and had issue, a 
daughter, Mary, born in 1720, who died soon after, 



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DRUMCREE BRANCH APPENDIX II. 

James Nugent, eldest son of Richard, tenth Baron of Delvin , 
married, as before stated, Elizabeth, elder daughter and co-heir of 
Sir Robert Hollywood, of Artaine, in the county of Dublin, by 
whom he obtained the estates of Drumcree, Dysert and Frewgin, 
or Donouer. 

These estates bad been purchased by Sir Robert Hollywood 
from the heirs of Sir Theobald de Verdon, husband to the eldest 
daughter of Sir William de Lacie, in the reign of Richard II. 

Robert, the second son, succeeded at Drumcree ; he was living 
in 14S7 ; his son, Christopher, died in 1526, having married 
Eleanora Plunkett, by whom he had issue two sons, Oliver and 
Edward. 

Oliver was knighted, and married Anne, daughter of Thomas 
Barnewall, of Newtown ; he died in 1557, and left issue by her, 

Sir Robert, his heir, who married Anne daughter of Sir Thomas 
Nugent of Karro Iangston, by whom he had issue. He died iu 
1560, or 1562, leaving his son, 

Oliver, four years of age. He married Anne, eldest daughter 
of Edward Barnewall, of Crickstown, by whom he had issue four 
sous — 

I. Christopher, died without issue. 

II. Robert, died also without issue. 

III. Lavallin, who succeeded at Drumcree. IV. Richard. 
Lavallin married Elizabeth ■ , by whom he had issue, sii 

eons and four daughters. He died in 1610, and was succeeded 
by his eldest son, 

Nicholas, born in 1570; he married Anne Birmingham, by 
whom he had a daughter, Margery, {who married James White, 
of Clongell, in the county of Meath,) and a son, 

Christopher, of Drumcree, who married Margaret Reilly, by 
whom he had issue three sons — Oliver, John, and Robert. 

Oliver adhered to King James II., and forfeited his estates. 
He married in 1639, Jane, sister of Christopher Nugent, of Dar- 
distown, and left issue, one son and one daughter. From this 
family is descended that of Streamstown. 

Yl'LliAGHAX AND DYSERT, APPENDIX III. 

lavallin Nugent, the third son of James, eldest son of Richard, 






tenth Baron of Delvin, by Elizabeth Hollywood, as before stated. 
He married Mary, daughter of John Pettyt, Baron of Mullengar, 
by whom he had issue two sons. 

Edward, the elder, married Catherine, daughter of John, Lord 
Slane, by whom he had issue, 

James, his heir, who married Mary, daughter of Sir John 
Barnewell, of Crickstown, by whom he had issue, 

Christopher, who married the eldest daughter of Sir John 
Russel, of Sealstown ; by her he had issue, 

Sir Garrett, who married Margaret Cheevers, of Macetown, 
by whom he had issue, 

Edward, who succeeded his father, and represented this County 
in Parliament, with Edward Nugent of Morton, in 1585. He 
married Margaret, daughter of the Great O'Connor Offaley ; by 
her he had issue, two sons — Sir Robert and Andrew. He was 
succeeded by his eldest son, 

Sir Robert, seated at Ballybranagh, in this County, and had a 
general pardon granted to him in 1608, another in 1609, and a 
third in 1610. He married Jane, daughter of Edward Brereton, 
but died without issue by her, and was succeeded in 1620 by hia 
brother, 

Andrew, then forty-four years of age, and married to Maud, 
Ferrall, of Mornin. He had, in 1620, a special livery of his in- 
heritance, and in virtue of the Commission of Grace, had a con- 
firmation iu 1638, of the entire manor and lands of Dysert, aud 
the castle, town, and lands of Tullachan, with many other lands 
in the counties of Me,ath, W'estmeath, and Dublin, all of which 
had been granted to his brother, Sir Robert, by patent, in 1611. 
By his wife he had issue four sons, 

I. Edward, of whom presently. 

II. Christopher, of Kilcowley and Scurlockstown. 

III. John. IV*. Robert, who left a son Robert, alive in 1/83. 
Edward, the eldest son, married Catherine, daughter of Sir 

Ambrose Forth, Knt., by whom he had issue two sons — Lavallin 
and Ambrose. 

Lavallin married Ellice, daughter of Sir Edmond Tuite, of 
Tuitestown ; he died in 1J01, having had issue by her, six sons 
nun 1 one daughter, 

I. Jatnes, the eldest, married Barbara, daughter of Hans Wid- 



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man, (afterwards Wood,) of Hanstown, and dying' before 
his father, left a daughter, Catherine, the first wife of Gerald 
Dillon, of Dillon's Grove, in the county of Roscommon. 

II. Garret, the second son, succeeded at Dysert andTullachan, 
of whom presently 

III. Robert. IV. Thomas. V. Andrew. VI. Peter— all 
died before their'father, without issue. 

VII. Bridget, married Richard, the son of Robert Nugent, of 
Aghnagaron, in the county of Long-ford, who died without 
issue in 1701. 
Garret, of Dysert, married Alison, daughter of Sir Robert 
Nugent, of Tagbmon, Bart., and dying in 17-8, left issue, 

I. Andrew, his heir, of whom presently. 

II. James, who married Frances, daughter of James Nugent, 
of Castle Nugent, and died in 1742, having had issue. 

III. Barbara, married John Aylward, of the county of Galway. 
Andrew, the eldest son, married Catherine, daughter of Thomas, 

fourth Earl of Westmeath, by whom he had issue four sons and 
three daughter?, 

I. Lavallin, born in 1722, of whom presently. 

II. John. III. Anthony. IV. Patrick, who died young. 

V. Margaret, married in 1738, Andrew Savage, of Portaferry, 
in the County Down, and died in 1741, leaving issue, two 
sons — Patrick, born in 1739, and Andrew. 

VI. Barbara, married James, son and heir to Hugh O'Reilly, 
of Ballinlough, by whom she had issue, several children. 

VII. Alicia, married Christopher Barnewall. 

Lavallin, the eldest son, became seated at Tullachan, where he 

lived several years, and died unmarried about the year . 

He was succeeded by his brother, 

John, who had been Governor of Tortola, and died unmarried 
in the year 1812. 

Anthony, the youngest son, died during the life time of his elder 
brother, Lavallin. 

On the death of Governor John Nugent the property devolved 
on Sir Hugh O'Reilly, of Ballinlough, and on Andrew Savage, 
of Portaferry, both of whom assumed the name of Nugent. 
Another part of the property came to Admiral Sir John Talbot, 
(who died in 1851,) son of his niece, Baroness Talbot of Malahide. 



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Rogers, but died in 179" without issue. 

We now return to Pierce Fitzgerald, who married Christina, 
daughter of Thomas Nugent, of Donore, by whom be had issue, 

I. Thomas, of whom presently, elder son. 

II. Lattin. 

Thomas entered the Royal Navy, and married Mary, daughter 
of Christopher Dardis, of Jigginstown, in this County. He took 
the name of Nugent, and is supposed to have fallen in action. 
He served as Sheriff in 1801. By his wife be had issue, 

I. Percy, of whom presently. 

II. Peter, born in 1802, called to the Bar ; he inherits the fa- 
mily estate of his grandfather, Pierce Fitzgerald, which sur- 
name he bears. 

III. Thomas, drowned in 1838; died unmarried. 

IV. Ellen, V. Mary^both died young. 

Pierce, or Percy, succeeded at Donouer, and on the death of 
Lady Nugent in 1831, acquired the property. He was born in 
1/97, and married in 1823, Elizabeth Maria Eleanor, only 
daughter of Walter Sweetman, by whom he has issue, 

I. Thomas, born in 1824. II. Walter, born in 1827. 

III. Percy, born in 1828. IV. James, born in 1833, 

V. Margaret. VI Anna Maria. 

He was created a Baronet in 1831 ; by sign manual he assumed 
the name and arms of Nugent. He served as Sheriff in 1835, 
and represented this County in Parliament. 

NEWBRIDGE, NOW CLO.VLOST.-^Ar-PENDIX V. 

Andrew Nugent, the fourth son of James, eldest son of Richard, 

tenth Baron Delvin, by Elizabeth Hollywood, as before stated. 

He settled at Frewgin or Donouer, and married Mary O'Dowd, 

by whom he had issue, •^^^■^^■^^^■■^ 

_J y. Wa lter. II. Theobald, who left a son William. 

Walter succeeded, and married the daughter of Sir James 
Dillon, of Drumrany, and by her had issue, 

I. James, who succeeded. II. Meyler. 

James succeeded at Donouer, ; he married Elizabeth, daughter 
of Christopher Nugent, and dvinfl i n 1580/ left issue by her, 

I. Richard, his heir, who succeeded at Donouer. 

II. Thomas, of Newbridge, or Clonlost, of whom we treat, 



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This Thomas married Ismay, daughter of Theobald .Nugen t, of 
Newhaggard. He settled at Clonlost, and had issue by his wife, 
I. James, of whom presently. II. Oliver, of Wardenstown. 

MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTION IN THE OLD CHURCH AT CLONLOST. 

This monument is erected by Thomas Nugent, Esq., of Clonlost, 
for the interment of himself, and Ismay Nugent, his wife, daughter 
of Theobald Nugent, Esq., of Newhaggard, county Meath, and for 
sd. Thomas Nugent's family. 

Anno Domini 1672. / 
We now return to James, born in 1 5/3 / He married Marian, 
s ister to Adam Pettyt f and dying in 1626, was buried with his 
father, in the Chancel of Clonlost. By his wife he had issue, 

I. Andrew, born in 1604, died without issue. 

II. Redmond, died unmarried. 

III. Thomas, of whom presently. 

IV. Walter, of Carpenterstown, who died in 1727, leaving issue, 

1 James, died at Rathfarnham, and was buried at Clonlost. 

2 Walter, married Sarah, daughter of Judge, of Gage- 
borough, by whom he had issue, 

I. Arthur, married Martha, daughter and sole heiress 

of John Raynor, of Tubbertinan, in the county of 

Meath, by whom he bad issue, Walter, of Sallymount, 

who married Priscilla, daughter of Andrew Sayers, 

and died without issue in 1838. 

3 Henry; 4 William, died in America ; 5 Thomas, died 

in 1788. 

Thomas succeeded at Clonlost. He was a Captain in the army, 

and received n grant from Charles II., in 1683, of Newbridge or 

Clonlost, with other lands in Westmeath, which were created into 

the manor of Newbridge. He married in 1693, Mary, or Alice, 

dau ghter of Thomas Smvth. of Dr umcree. by whom he had issue, 

I. James, of whom presently. 

II. Thomas, married Elizabeth Hales. 

III. Anne. IV. Elizabeth, married James Tisdall. 

V. Alice, married Thomas Smyth. 

VI. Mary, married Thomas Wade. VII. Hannah. 

James succeeded, and married Jane, (born in 1697,) fifth 
d aughter of John Cooke, of Moygullen, n ow Cookesborough, by 
whom he had issue, He died in 1748. 



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II. John, of whom presently. 

1. Walter, married Miss Smyth, and was father fo John Nu- 
gent, of Merrion-square, with other children. 

III. Nicholas, a Captain in the array. IV. James. 

V. Elizabeth, married Richard Reynell. 

VI. Martha, married Thomas Burrough. VII. Cassandra. 
John succeeded at Clonlost. He married in 1753, Elizabeth 

Puer, eldest daughter of Richard Tren ch, of Garbally, in the 
county of Galway, sister to William, first Earl of Clancarty ; by 
her, (who died in 1825,) he had issue, 

I. James, of whom presently. 

I I. Richard, entered the army, and died in the West Indies. 

III. William, died young. 

IV. John, entered the army, and attained the rank of Major- 
General. He served with the 38th Regiment through the 
Peninsular Campaigns, and commanded it in several actions. 
He married Frances, daughter of Richard Reynell, of Rey- 
nella, by whom he had issue, 

1 Eyre Trench John Richard, late of the 59th Regiment. 

2 Frances, who married Samuel A. Reynell, of Archers- 
town. t>. cu*/f- rb- 

V. Fanny, married Hon. Robert Rochfort. VI. Alicia. 

VI I. Jane. VIII. Elizabeth. 

IX, Hester, married in 1790, George Magil, Captain in the 
5th Dragoons ; she died in 1846, having had issue, 

1 John, Captain in the 38th Regiment. 
— 2 William, of Littleton, in this County. 

X, Emily, married William Lenox Naper, of Littleton, and 
died in 1850. 

XI, Louisa, married Phillip Batty, of Ballyhealy. 

We now return to James, born in 1766. He served as Sheriff 
in 1799) and was Lieutenant-Colonel of the. Westroeath Militia. 
He married in 1809, Isabella, eldest daughter of Major Andrew 
.Parke., o f Dunnally, in the county of Sligo. He died in 1832, 
leaving issue, 

1. John James, of whom presently. 

Jl. James Andrew, entered the army, is a Captain in the 36th 
Regiment; married in 1844, Hester, only daughter of John 
Magil, by whom he has issue a daughte r, Hester, s ^ p. \lctt.4*' 



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III. Frances Elizabeth. \ 

IV. Isabella Louisa, married in 1 842, Captain Charles Wynne, 
of the Royal Artillery, youngest son of the late Rev. Henry 
Wynne, of Killucan. 

V. Elizabeth Emily Anne, married in 1840 to William Lamb ^ 
Palmer of Rahen, county Kildare, by whom (who died in 
1849) she had issue, 

Isabella, Lizzy, Henrietta — all died young. 

1 Charles Cooley ; 2 Hamilton William ; 3 Augusta. 

We now return to John James, born in 1813. He entered the 
army, and was Captain in the 3rd Dragoon Guards, from which 
he retired, on his marriage in 1844 wi th Anne Graham , jou ngsst **" 

daughter of Sir John Ro binso n, K.H,, of Edinburgh ; by her «j 

(who died in 1846,) he had issue, 

1. Isabella Euphemia Anne. " "' 

He married secondly, in 1831 , Helen, second daughter of Thomas ■'[ 
Graham^ ' ~ 7' ~« ~ """ "* *S 

BALLINACOR BRANCH. J e**C~>~*. f l '/' 

This branch has descended from the Dysert family, and sepa- 
rated from it in the person of James Nugent lineally descended - .^, 
from Lavallin of Dysert, third son of James, eldest son of Richard, 
tenth Baron Delvin. 

James Nugent was born in 1594, and settled at Ballinacor, 
where he died in the year 1650, aged 56. He married the daughter ^ 

of Eduiond Nangle, of Killeenbrack, by whom he had issue, an [ \ 
only son, 

Edmond, born about 1645, who, on the petition of his guardians f 
Edmond and Charles Nangle, (his uncles,) was declared " an 
innocent papist," and decreed back his property in this County in 
1663, which had been sequestered and occupied by the nominees 
of Cromwell. He married about 1662, Elizabeth, daughter of 
Maurice Fitzgerald, of Redmondstown, or Rogerstown, by whom 

he had issue 1146081 

I. James, of whom presently. 

II. Francis, a Major in the French service. 

III. Robert. IV. Thomas, in the same service. 

V. Margaret, married O'Moore, of Cloghan, in the King's 
County. 



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VI. Anne, married Theophilus Dillon, of Baliymacallon, ances- 
tor to the Cloubrock family. 

VII. Julia, died unmarried. 
We now return to James, who succeeded on the death of his 

father, in 1693, at Ballinacor. He mimed Eleanor, eldest 
daughter of Major John D'Altnn, of Doneil, (by his wife, the 
daughter of George Jones, of Rathconrath.) by whom he had 
issue, 

I. Edmond, of whom presently. 

II. John, entered the French service, and was Captain in Fitz 
James's Regiment of Cavalry ; he di-linguished himself 
particularly at the battle of Fontenoy, in 1 745, on which 
occasion he obtained the Cross of St. Louis. He married 
the daughter of Commodore Pearse ; on her death he left the 
French service, and retired to Ballinacor, where he died in 
1 779, without issue. 

III. Robert, IV. William, both died young. 
V. Mary, married James Fox. VI. Anne, died unmarried. 
VII. Frances, died unmarried, aged 103. 
Edmond to whom we now return, succeeded at Ballinacor on 

the death of his father in 17^7. He married Elizabeth,* eldest 
daughter of Oliver D'Alton, of Lough an, (now .Mount D'Altoii,) 
by whom he had issue, and dying in 177?> w:is buried in the fa- 
mily burial place, at Killare. 

I. James, of whom presently. 

II. Oliver, III. Mary, both died infants. 

* Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Oliver D'Alton, of Loughan, (now 
Mount Dalton,) by Catherine, daughter of Hugh O'Reilly, of Ballia- 
lough, by a daughter of Sir Daniel O'Neil, which daughter Catherine 
was a sister of James O'Reilly of Ballinlough. the eldest son of the 
said Hugh ; which James married Barbara, daughter of Andrew Nugent 
of Tullaghan and Dysert, by Lady Catherine Nugent, daughter of 
Thomas, fourth Earl of Westmeath, and wa< father of Sir Hugh 
O'Reilly of Balliulough, created a baronet in 1795. Elizabeth D'Alton 
was sister of Christopher D'Alton of Mount D'Alton, and of General 
Richard Count D'Alton, Field Marshal, Governor of the Netherlands, 
who died at Spires unmarrried in 1792, and of General James D'Alton, 
both of the Imperial service. She was, by patent of the Empress 
Maria Teresa, dated 1 Ith April, 1778, created a Countess of the Em- 
pire, with remainder to her eldest son, James. 



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James, Count Nugent, to whom we return, born in 174*2, suc- 
ceeded to the title in right of his mother ; he married, first, during 
the life-time of his father, Mary daughter of Henry Brown, of 
Bushtown, in the county of Dublin, Barrister-at-Law ; she died 
in her first confinement, at Ballinacor, in 1775, without issue sur- 
viving. He married secondly, Matilda, eldest daughter of Con- 
stantine O'Donel, of Larkfield, in the county Leitrim, and died at 
Ballinacor in 1811, leaving issue, 

I. Edmond, of whom presently. 

II. John, entered the Navy under the auspices of Admiral the 
late Sir Thomas Pakenham, and obtained a gold medal for 
his conduct at the Battle of the Nile, though only a midship- 
man, and has since received several marks of distinction for 
his conduct as a British officer. He married, but has not 
any issue. 

III. Lavallin, died unmarried at Demerara. 

IV. Constantiue entered the army, and was Captain in the 64th 
Regiment of Foot; he was at the taking of St. Lucia, in 
the West Indies, and died there in 1804. 

V. James, from whom the Streaiistow.n family are descended. 
He died at Streamstown in 1833. 

VI. Richard O'Donel, called to the Bar. 

VII. Thomas D'Alton, entered the Imperial service in 1819, 
under the auspices of his kinsman, Field Marshal General 
Prince Nugent, as Lieutenant in the 4th Imperial Dragoons. 

VIII. Mary, married Henry Higgins. 
Edmond, Count Nugent, to whom we now return, succeeded 

on the death of his father, having married in 1798, Teresa, daughter 
of Bryan Geoghegan, of Ro.^emount, by whom he had issue. 
He died in 1828. 

I. James, of whom presently. 

II. Bryan. III. Gilbert. 

IV. John Joseph, of Rosemounnt, married Anna, daughter of 
George Stapleton, of Mountjuy square, Dublin. 

V. Edmond, died unmarried in 1850. 

VI. Teresa, married in i82G, William Thomas Dillon, of To- 
gherstown. 

VII. Elizabeth married in 1S42, Captain James Fitzgerald, of 
the 77th Regiment. 



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VIII. Bridget, became a Nun. 

IX. Matilda, X. Mary, both died young-. 

James, Count Nugent, to whom we now return, succeeded at 
Ballinacor on the death of his father. He served as Sheriff in 
1838, in which year he married Olivia, fourth daughter of George 
Stapleton, of Mountjoy-square, in the City, and of Cassino, in 
the county of Dublin, by whom he has issue, 

I. Edmond, born in 1842. II. George, born in 1843. 

III. James, born in 1845. IV. Richard, born in 1850 

V. Mary Josephine. VI. Anna. 

The estate of Ballinacor was sold in 1852, in the Incumbered 
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